Longest-running queer literary journal, Gertrude, names Tammy Lynne Stoner new Managing Editor

Announcement of Tammy Lynne Stoner as Managing Editor of LGBTQA non-profit literary journal, Gertrude Press.

Online PR News – 31-January-2017 – Portland, OR – Gertrude Press, one of the longest-running literary journals for lesbian, gay, transgender, and queer writers announced the appointment of new Managing Editor, Tammy Lynne Stoner.

“In a time where there is so much uncertainty and divisiveness, it’s more important than ever that we come together and create a space for alternative voices to tell their stories and share their perspectives,” said Stoner, who has previously served as Fiction Editor for the literary journal.

Stoner plans to transition the publication to an online journal.

“The web offers a unique opportunity to expand our global reach and ensure that these artists are seen and heard by people the world over,” said Stoner. For 2017, her plans also include print chapbook contests for poetry and fiction.

An editor, writer, and teacher, Stoner started her career working as a Production Manager/Editor for OUT, the Advocate, and Alyson Books. She was also the creator of “Dottie’s Magic Pockets,” the first show for kids in LBGTQ families and their friends.

Stoner earned her MFA from Antioch University. Her writing has been featured in dozens of journals and collections and was nominated for a Million Writer Award. Her debut novel, SUGAR LAND, is being published in 2018 with Red Hen Press.